An Evening with Leonard Slatkin

The St. Louis County Library Foundation and Chamber Music Society of St. Louis collaborated to celebrate the release of a new book by Maestro Leonard Slatkin, “Classical Crossroads: The Path Forward for Music in the 21st Century,” with an event held at the St. Louis County Library Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd., on September 13th, 2021.

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Author Event

The evening, Co-Chaired by Gerry and Judy Jehling, includes a VIP reception (hosted by Jim and Mary Forsyth), beginning at 5:30pm. Sponsors and VIP ticket holders will have the opportunity to meet the Maestro and have a copy of his book autographed.

A Public Book Discussion and Concert was be held at 7:00pm. Mr. Slatkin lead a conversation centering on “Classical Crossroads,” and was be joined by John Clare, Classic 107.3 CEO/GM. Chamber Music Society of St. Louis musicians performed Leroy Anderson’s “The Typewriter” (with Mr. Slatkin as soloist), along with works by Gershwin and Haydn, and a pre-recorded video performance of Charles Ives’ “Variations on America” was shown.

Sponsor Levels:

MAESTRO SPONSOR $10,000
4 Tickets to VIP Reception and Concert Event
4 Autographed copies of “Classical Crossroads”
Logo on Foundation/Chamber websites, electronic media and ticket platform
Premium VIP Gift Bag
4 Seats to CMSSL Opening 2021-22 Concert “Water Music”

ENCORE SPONSOR $5,000
2 Tickets to VIP Reception and Concert Event
2 Autographed copies of “Classical Crossroads”
Logo on Foundation/Chamber websites, electronic media and ticket platform
Premium VIP Gift Bag
2 Seats to CMSSL Opening 2021-22 Concert “Water Music”

SIGNATURE SPONSOR $2,500
1 Ticket to VIP Reception and Concert Event
1 Autographed copy of “Classical Crossroads”
Logo on Foundation/Chamber websites, electronic media and ticket platform
Premium VIP Gift Bag

VIP TICKET PACKAGE $150.00/person
Invitation to VIP Reception and Concert Event
1 Autographed copy of “Classical Crossroads”